18:00 - 21:00
Shohini Chaudhuri, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies
Arts, culture and performances
Interdisciplinary Studies Centre
Kathryn Gorden email@example.com
Introducing the film is Professor Shohini Chaudhuri, who's main research and teaching area is World Cinema, with particular interests in film and human rights, film-philosophy, feminist and postcolonial theory.
Shohini's work develops transnational and comparative frameworks to explore links between different film cultures. She has written three books Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship (2014), Contemporary World Cinema: Europe, the Middle East, East Asia and South Asia (2005) and Feminist Film Theorists (2006).
Her article (co-authored with Howard Finn) on New Iranian Cinema has been published in Screen and reprinted in two anthologies, Screening World Cinema, ed. Catherine Grant and Annette Kuhn (2006) and Gender, Genre, Race, and World Cinema, ed. Julie Codell (2007).